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fiorina. tomorrow's bebait moderator our own randy shandobil. >> reporter: republicans think they can a chance to win back majority control of the senate. but to do so carly fiorina will have to beat foxer. >> california has lost more than 244,000 jobs in the last 12 months, more than any other state in the united states. >> reporter: fiorina who is campaigning in the central valley today who will most likely as she's been doing will accuse boxer of turning the economy around. >> today i'm asking, where are all the jobs barbara you say this you are creating. >> reporter: is she prepared for the debate. >> i'm never been known as someone who doesn't play hardball, so just watch me. >> reporter: today she urged voters to give her more time. >> i don't want to walk away now that we're in a tough time. i want to get us back on track. >> reporter: analysts say both arguments are legitimate. >> things would have been worse expect for what we did. that's not a great rhetorical position to be in. even though it's absolutely true, it's a very tough position to be in because you're fighting aga
toured the state campaigning. randy shandobil with our report. >> reporter: union workers, union leaders they traditionally support democrats. today at the alameda labor county labor day picnic the love flowed like bar-b-que beans. most of the parties ticket was in oakland today, pamela harris, senator boxer. >> california is not for sale. >> reporter: and of course the democratic candidate for governor, attorney general jerry brown. democrats have listened to the needs of working people. i mean we're not the party of billionaire, we're the party of ordinary americans, ordinary californians. >> reporter: the billionaire reference, meg whitman who has been running a mostly self- financed campaign for more than a year now. megawhitman has been spending an average of $2 million a week,jerry brown, literally nothing. saving his money for when people paid attention, beginning today. the brown campaign finally hit the air with ads today. up until now, the only ads on brown's behalf were done independently by labor unions, $10 million worth. because of that, meg whitman has said if jerry was el
californians voters. positions that boxer tried to exploit today. randy shandobil reports. >> reporter: knows that voters seem poised to punish democrat, today senator barbara boxer focused on an issue she thinks works to her advantage, clean energy. >> it's never been possible before. >> reporter: she toured solosime a south san francisco company that turns algae into cleaning burning fuel. >> this is basically a powdered healthy oil. >> reporter: senator boxer praised 4022, california anti global legislation and they criticized a new ballot initiative that would suspend ab32 in a claim that it's chasing jobs out of the state. that is called proposition 17. >> there's no debate as to who wants to overturn this law. it's big texas oil. it's big coal. >> reporter: boxers opponent in the senate race republican fiorina also wants to suspend ab32. >> so she has embraced big oil, big coal and a proposition that's going to really hurt our state economically. >> reporter: surveys show that most californians including californians other senator agree anti global warming legislation is good for the st
today. randy shandobil reports. >> reporter: knows that voters seem poised to punish democrat, today senator barbara boxer focused on an issue she thinks works to her advantage, clean energy. >> it's never been possible before. >> reporter: she toured solosime a south san francisco company that turns algae into cleaning burning fuel. >> this is basically a powdered healthy oil. >> reporter: senator boxer praised 4022, california anti global legislation and they criticized a new ballot initiative that would suspend ab32 in a claim that it's chasing jobs out of the state. that is called proposition 17. >> there's no debate as to who wants to overturn this law. it's big texas oil. it's big coal. >> reporter: boxers opponent in the senate race republican fiorina also wants to suspend ab32. >> so she has embraced big oil, big coal and a proposition that's going to really hurt our state economically. >> reporter: surveys show that most californians including californians other senator agree anti global warming legislation is good for the state. >> i think it's pivotal, i think it's importa
randy shandobil live now, and a lot of people are calling tonight's debate pivotal, is there really that much at stake tonight? >> reporter: yes, there really is that much at steak tonight. a poll shows this race dead even. 41% for meg whitman, 41% for jerry brown. some voters will start voting just a few days from now. mail in voting starts next week. so tonight's debate could be one of the last things that many people see about the candidates before they mail in their ballots. so it is indeed very important. >> randy, let's talk about winning because that's what everybody talks about these kind of things. what does brown have to do to win this debate, and what does whitman have to do to so call win this debate. >> reporter: brown has to demonstrate that he still has fresh ideas and that he's just not as meg whitman says a career politician who's endebted to all the special interest groups. meg whitman is pretty much the opposite challenge since she's a complete newcomer to politicians, she's never held elected office and in fact, she says that she's often neglected to vote before
be a shoe in to replace ron dellums appears not to be a shoe in after all. randy shandobil has our report. >> reporter: there are ten candidates running for oakland mayor. but a new report shows only a few have a real chance. >> it's obvious to us this is a three person race. >> reporter: the three? former state senate president don perrata and gene quan and rebecca chaplain. according to emc research perrata is not the shoe in experts thought he'd be. >> i wouldn't call this a slam dunk looking at the numbers. >> reporter: former tv analyst joe tuman has 4%, the rest 1% or less. to win the election outright a candidate needs 50% of the vote. but with 10 candidates running that could prove a difficult hurdle to overcome. so what happens if no one gets 50%? for the first time oakland will use what's called the ranked choice or instant run off system where voters place their three choices. if no one gets 50%, the choices could count. >> i haven't made my mind up. i haven't done any research. >> perrata i think is the front runner, i'm going to vote for him. >> i'm going to vote for rebecca
in the unemployment rate could be bad news for democrats. as political editor randy shandobil reports, that's the last thing they need before a national election. >> reporter: some good news for some people somewhere. that doesn't help people out of work here. they are still looking. >> it seems like i always hear about jobs but i never can find one. >> you apply for a job and they say that they are going to call you back or call you in for an appointment or an interview and they never do. >> reporter: for three months, six months a year, people running out of money. >> right now i had to apply for general assistance and food stamps. >> reporter: and that translates to president obama and congressional democrats running out of time. >> i want all americans to remind themselves there are better days ahead. >> reporter: democrats often say they inherited a terrible economy from president bush. and they at least prevented it from totally collapsing. >> you don't get any credit in campaigns for what you prevented from happening. >> worse yet for nancy pilosi who could lose her speakership this fall. with
republican meg whitman and democrat jerry brown. ktvu political editor randy shandobil reports. >> reporter: the ktvu field poll has shown a close governor's race ever since march. each candidate has been barely up one month, down the next. but today's poll shows a closer than ever. democrat jerry brown and republican meg whitman are dead locked. >> in fact, the only statistically significant am change that we've observed over the last six months in this race is that there is a slightly higher proportion of voters who are undecided. >> i'm a nurse. so i'm don't really want meg whitman but i am not really sure about jerry brown either. >> reporter: good news and bad for whitman in a heavily democratic state she is dead even. >> this is california. this is a state that voted for barack obama by 25 points. >> reporter: the bad, despite investing $119 million and saturating the airwaves with ads, she can't open a lead. >> all of the advertising she has spent over the passed six months hasn't improved her image one bit. >> reporter: that's the good news for brown. he has been outgunned but still
editor randy shandobil reports. >> reporter: the ktvu field poll has shown a close governor's race ever since march. each candidate has been barely up one month, down the next. but today's poll shows a closer than ever. democrat jerry brown and republican meg whitman are dead locked. >> in fact, the only statistically significant am change that we've observed over the last six months in this race is that there is a slightly higher proportion of voters who are undecided. >> i'm a nurse. so i'm don't really want meg whitman but i am not really sure about jerry brown either. >> reporter: good news and bad for whitman in a heavily democratic state she is dead even. >> this is california. this is a state that voted for barack obama by 25 points. >> reporter: the bad, despite investing $119 million and saturating the airwaves with ads, she can't open a lead. >> all of e advertising she has spent over the passed six months hasn't improved her image one bit. >> reporter: that's the good news for brown. he has been outgunned but still tied. >> i am not going to make my decision based on what a t
more pressure on both of them. randy shandobil, ktvu news. >>> again that debate is tomorrow evening right here on ktvu.com. you can watch it live at 7:00. >>> what could apple do tomorrow to wow it's fans. we have a preview of what steve jobs may unveil. >>> new charges and counter charges in a labor dispute pitting san jose against it's firefighters. >>> is this a picture of taxpayer money going up in flames? >>> two, one, fire. >>> the test firing of a new rocket wentsmoothly tonight, now the question is will it ever fly. nasa and the obama administration now want something bigger and more advanced. so far $1 billion has been spent developing the aries rocket. >>> the area dispute between san jose and it's firefighters heated up today. union members say the union showed or rather showed a video tape of how quickly flames can spread. then it showed a video clip where a deputy director spoke about the failure for a quick response. >> we believe this is another critical piece of information in an attempt to provide a false sense of security. >> the at city wants firefighters to take
. randy shandobil, ktvu news. >>> again that debate is tomorrow evening right here on ktvu.com. you can watch it live at 7:00. >>> what could apple do tomorrow to wow it's fans. we have a preview of what steve jobs may unveil. >>> new charges and counter charges in ú i can't believe that guy made it home. nobody drives drunk anymore. [ ring hold on, i got another call coming in. [ ring [ tires screech while drunk driving rates have dropped greatly, negligent driving and speeding fatalities have skyrocketed. someone dies every 13 minutes from negligent driving, so keep your hands on the wheel, your eyes on the road, and your phone put away. >>> two, one, fire. >>> the test firing of a new rocket wentsmoothly tonight, now the question is will it ever fly. nasa and the obama administration now want something bigger and more advanced. so far $1 billion has been spent developing the aries rocket. >>> the area dispute between san jose and it's firefighters heated up today. union members say the union showed or rather showed a video tape of how quickly flames can spread. then it showed a vide
fiorina. randy shandobil reports. >> reporter: senator boxer and her republican challenger fiari n a last night only agreed on one thing. that they disagree on most everything. on the struggling economy, boxer turned to president bush. fiarina turned to democrats. >> in the last months, our unemployment rate has climbed to 12.3%. >> reporter: polling suggests some of fiarina's positions are unpopular, but she didn't shy away from controversial debates. >> reporter: she thinks ab32 california's global legislation is bad for the economy. >> that ab32 is a job killer in the short term. >> reporter: but when asked about proposition 23, fiarina repeatedly avoided answer. >> do you support prop 23? >> my focus is on a national energy policy. because that is why -- >> just say yes or no. >> if you can't take a stand on prop 23. i don't know what you will take a stand on. >> reporter: polls show 23 is unpopular with voters. some of fiarina's campaign supporters back it. that put her in a the difficult spot. >> there are lots of voters out there who vice president made up their mind on many things
in to replace ron dellums appears not to be such a shore thing after all. randy shandobil has our report. >> reporter: there are ten candidates running for oakland mayor. but a new report suggests only a few have a real chance. >> it's obvious to us this is a three person race. >> the three? former state senate president don perrata and gene quan and rebecca capland. perrata is the best known but he's not the sure thing some analysts thought he'd be. >> i wouldn't call this a slam dunk when i look at these numbers. >> reporter: the numbers, perrata, 26%, quan 22 personalty. kaplan 17%. the rest onepercent or less. >> reporter: to win the election, a candidate needs 50% or more. but with 10 candidates running that's a difficult number to reach. if no one gets 50%, second and third choices could count. >> what's interesting to us is that 1/3 of the voters at this point are undecided. >> i haven't made my mind up. i haven't done any research. >> i think perrata, i think he's the front runner, i'm going to vote for him. >> i'm going to vote for rebecca kaplan. >> reporter: in this case, seco
not to be such a shore thing after all. randy shandobil has our report. >> reporter: there are ten candidates running for oakland mayor. but a new report suggests only a few have a real chance. >> it's obvious to us this is a three person race. >> the three? former state senate president don perrata and gene quan and rebecca capland. perrata is the best known but he's not the sure thing some analysts thought he'd be. >> i wouldn't call this a slam dunk when i look at these numbers. >> reporter: the numbers, perrata, 26%, quan 22 personalty. kaplan 17%. the rest onepercent or less. >> reporter: to win the election, a candidate needs 50% or more. but with 10 candidates running that's a difficult number to reach. if no one gets 50%, second and third choices could count. >> what's interesting to us is that 1/3 of the voters at this point are undecided. >> i haven't made my mind up. i haven't done any research. >> i think perrata, i think he's the front runner, i'm going to vote for him. >> i'm going to vote for rebecca kaplan. >> reporter: in this case, second and third places will likely make a differen
secluded areas. >>> senates blocked a vote that would have ended the vote. as randy shandobil reports, today's vote could repeal don't ask don't tell for years to come. >> reporter: perhaps, senate democrats attached the provision to repeal don't ask don't tell to a popular defense spending bill. still, every republican voted no. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: the bill needed 60 votes but got only 56. a couple of republicans including mays and susan collins say they want to repeal don't ask don't tell but voted no nonetheless. >> i find myself on the horns of a dilemma. >> reporter: because republicans accuse democrats of forcing action now before the november election. >> this is a blathen political ploy. >> we have thousands of americans who are patriotic who want to serve who happen to be gay or lesbian and you're telling them you didn't. >> all you have to do is say three little words, i am gay and suddenly they want to p push you out. >> reporter: zoe dunning came out as a lesbian before don't ask don't tell. the military tried to force her out. >> i'm really crushe
side drive. ktvu's political editor randy shandobil will be one of those to question the candidates. >>> a bay area police chief was in washington, d.c. today to talk to lawmakers on safety communication networks. rob davis testified before the senate committee on commerce signs and transportation. he says the nation is in desperate need of a public safety broad band network. >> in the future, a police officer will make a car stop and when he or she pulls a car over they won't have to call in a a plate. >> reporter: a modernize network would improve communication considered crucial in times of crisis. >>> a bay area based solar company cleared a hurdle. the state energy commission gave its aproven yet for bright source energy to construct a 370 mega watt plant on public land near the mohabe desert. bright source energy says the plant will generate 1,000 jobs and provide enough power for 140,000 homes. the project still needs federal approval before it can go forward. >>> an independent coffee shop in the east bay is set to close its doors. what makes the closure more painful is it's
their minds yet, more than a third. randy shandobil, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> bay area residents are being asked to spare the air this weekend. bay area air quality management district has taken the unusual step of declaring a spare the air day on a saturday due to expected warm temperatures and stagnant air. smog was evident in the south bay. air quality officials say tomorrow could be much worse. >>> how hot will it get for your bay area weekend? bill martin has tomorrow's forecast in less than ten minutes. >> reporter: and a record- breaking rally on wall street today. but is it enough to scathe off a double-digit recession. >>> do not put >>> patti lee is live in san francisco with the story on the stock rally. >> reporter: julie, it may be too soon to read into this rally. afterall, just a month ago, many economists were predicting a double-digit recession. on market street, a surge of optimism thanks to wall start, with the stock up just 2%, the do do dow is on its way to september of 1999. >> feeling very optimistic. yes. put your money where things are currently ruling. >> reporter
whiteman and brown. good evening. >> the who showcased their very different approaches. randy shandobil is live from the debate site. >> reporter: the clash of opposites here in davis tonight, former governor jerry brown 72, can he prove he's just another career politician. meg whitman, can she show voters she really cares and has the best solutions for a state with serious problems. >> i am nod not proud of my voting record. it was not the right thing to do and no one is more embarrassed about it than me. >> what assurances can you offer voters that this time around you the offer? >> teach. you know if i was younger i'd be running again. another thing, i didn't have a wife. i don't tree to close the bars of sacramento like i used to do when i was governor of california. >> reporter: brown frequently strayed off message. whitman stayed on message, often reciting lines. >> i want to use technology to do more with less. >> reporter: justtying her $100 million investment in her own campaign, sháe won't be hold into special interest she say, brown will. >> i mean my view is putting jerry
their very different approaches. randy shandobil is live from the debate site. >> reporter: the clash of opposites here in davis tonight, former governor jerry brown 72, can he prove he's just another career politician. meg whitman, can she show voters she really cares and has the best solutions for a state with serious problems. >> i am nod not proud of my voting record. it was not the right thing to do and no one is more embarrassed about it than me. >> what assurances can you offer voters that this time around you the offer? >> teach. you know if i was younger i'd be running again. another thing, i didn't have a wife. i don't tree to close the bars of sacramento like i used to do when i was governor of california. >> reporter: brown frequently strayed off message. whitman stayed on message, often reciting lines. >> i want to use technology to do more with less. >> reporter: justtying her $100 million investment in her own campaign, sháe won't be hold into special interest she say, brown will. >> i mean my view is putting jerry brown in charge of negotiating with unions. it's like
debate. randy shandobil will moderate. coming up, hear from a man who is an expert. he will explain how the televised debate are on the verge of changing. we'll explain that -- coming up. >> just a reminder you can watch the debate live right here at ktvu channel 2 tonight at 7:00. i know i will be tuned in. >> oh, yeah. absolutely. 7:39. sal is tuned into our commute. how are we doing? >> we're okay. we've had a rough one this morning. we've had a couple of things going on. let's go outside. northbound 280, a little bit slow going into the valley, just the regular traffic we see getting into the valley especially since school has picked back up. we've had more people on the freeway, 237 some stop and go traffic. this morning's commute at the bay bridge, it's about 10 minutes delayed, maybe more. the authorities would lofn for you to use public transport talts to help out with air quality today. here's steve. >>> good morning everything. 24 hours ago, it was like we were in the fog. we say good boy to june, july, august and we had the cooler summer for some in 35 years. slowest fire sea
the truth is growing and it gets longer every day. >> reporter: whitman told randy shandobil she's sticking by her ad. >> californians really do need to understand jerry brown's record. >> brown's record shows a pretty bad joke considering the circumstances. last night, he made reference to clinton's affair with monica lewinsky. today he apologized and respects his represent. >>> commuters on 680 may see some relief in the commute over the sunol grade starting next week. that's when the bay area first expression toll lane is scheduled to open. the lane will open between highway 84 in sunol and highway 237 in mill milpitas. that includes the sunol grade, one of the bay area's worse commute areas. the lane will be free for carpoolers but sickle drivers can use it for a sliding fee charged to your fast track account. caltrans spent the weekend retriping a section of the lanes and plans to work at night to finish the job in the coming days. >>> new service changes went into effect for golden gate transit riders. eight bus lines were partially or fully eliminated. this expects to save the agency
gotten lots of bills passed. political editor randy shandobil, ktvu channel 2 news. >> democratic candidate for governor jerry brown apologized today about a comment bennigan former president clinton saying clinton had lied about him and wondering if anyone believed clinton always told the truth. brown was referring to clinton's denial about clinton's relationship with monica lewinsky. >> bill clinton was an excellent president and it was certainly wrong of me to make a joke about an incident from many years ago and i'm sorry about that. >> the comment rose from a political ad from meg whitman shows brown and clinton in a debate in the 1992 presidential campaign. brown says what clinton said then about brown's position on taxes was wrong and demanded that whitman correct the ad. >>> outside oakland city hall in oakland today a small group of law enforcement officials took a stand in favor of legalizing marijuana. they were there to announce their support for proposition 19. oakland's city attorney is one of the most outspoken backers. >> regulate it, control it, take it away from
editor randy shandobil, ktvu channel 2 news. >> democratic candidate for governor jerry brown apologized today about a comment bennigan former president clinton saying clinton had lied about him and wondering if anyone believed clinton always told the truth. brown was referring to clinton's denial about clinton's relationship with monica lewinsky. >> bill clinton was an excellent president and it was certainly wrong of me to make a joke about an incident from many years ago and i'm sorry about that. >> the comment rose from a political ad from meg whitman shows brown and clinton in a debate in the 1992 presidential campaign. brown says what clinton said then about brown's position on taxes was wrong and demanded that whitman correct the ad. >>> outside oakland city hall in oakland today a small group of law enforcement officials took a stand in favor of legalizing marijuana. they were there to announce their support for proposition 19. oakland's city attorney is one of the most outspoken backers. >> regulate it, control it, take it away from the criminal who's control the market and then
will? their first debate is scheduled for next week. randy shandobil, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and again, the only place to watch the bay area -- rather, in the bay area, to watch the debate right here on ktvu channel 2,ing meg whitman and jerry brown face off tuesday, september 28th, right here at 6:00 p.m. >>> we have breaking news coming to us from the slurs area. we've learned that two people fell 25 feet down a cliff. we know that a rescue is in progress. newschopper2 is arriving at the scene right now. >>> the so-called big 5 are meeting in southern california trying to hammer out a new state budget which is now 84 days late. governor schwarzenegger who is sick with the cold asked to meet closest to the home. they are trying to to find a way to close the $19 million budget shortfall. >>> the battle california's pension reform op pope sigs is heat -- opposition is heating up. they were out distributing no on b and talking about the impact the proposition will have on families. >> you are talking about pension reform. what you are gonna do is on one hand say that. often the other han
was expertly moderated by ktvu's political editor randy shandobil. it was at st. mary's college. it was the first such debate before the election in november. >>> supporters of both candidates gathered outside the entrance of st. mary's college with dual demonstrations. fiorina supporters say the country needs her to -- needs her to stop the nation from showing interest. the coverage of the debate between barbara boxer and carly fiorina continues at ktvu.com. you will find lengthier experts. >>> we're finding out more about the gunman who burst into the discovery channel headquarters yesterday. it's reported he talked to the network producer as he was holding three people person -- hostage. >> we knew something was going on. >> the gunman identified as james lee reportedly had some issues with some programs like kate plus 8. he says it promoted population growth. police eventually shot and killed lee. he's described as a homeless man, used to be here in california and police arrested all of the hostages following a four-hour standoff. right now ben ber bernanke is testifying bef
randy shandobil. let me introduce you to the journalists to be asking in tonight's question. scott shafer is the host of public radio the california report. we will also be taking some questions from ktvu the worse. it is time to introduce the candidate. please welcome barbara boxer and carly fiorina. [applause] >> thank you both for joining us. democrat barbara boxer is a three-term united states senator. she has served in the senate since 1993. before that, she served in the house of representatives for 10 years. carly fiorina is running for office the first time. she served six years as the chief of the data officer of hewlett-packard. think you both for joining us tonight. before tonight's debate, your campaigns can participated in a coin toss to seek who would get to answer first on the opening remarks. senator, you won, but chose to let carly fiorina go first. >> thank you so much. it is great to be with all of you here. thank you for letting us into your homes deceiving. i have led the american dream. i started out like most americans doing a small business. i typed, i filed
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